Tutoring Guide for Raimes' Keys for Writers, 4th

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This straightforward and practical primer on an often-overlooked area of instruction fills an important need for coordinators of writing centers, program directors, teaching assistants, new instructors, peer tutors, writing coaches, and all others involved in tutoring writers. Co-written by an English department chair and a writing lab coordinator at a diverse two-year school in California, Essentials of Tutoring is organized into three parts: an overview of tutoring basics, sentence-level tutoring and help for ...

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Overview

This straightforward and practical primer on an often-overlooked area of instruction fills an important need for coordinators of writing centers, program directors, teaching assistants, new instructors, peer tutors, writing coaches, and all others involved in tutoring writers. Co-written by an English department chair and a writing lab coordinator at a diverse two-year school in California, Essentials of Tutoring is organized into three parts: an overview of tutoring basics, sentence-level tutoring and help for ESL students, and helping students with essays and research papers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618437962
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 4/14/2004
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Surveying the Tract: An Overview of Writing Centers and Tutoring 1. What You Should Know About Working in a Writing Center 2. The How To's of Tutoring II. Building a Foundation: Sentence Level Tutoring and Helping ESL Students 3. Sentence Building Blocks: The Eight Parts of Speech 4. Sentence Building Blocks: Subjects, Verbs, and Pronouns Working Together 5. Sentence Building Blocks: Phrases, Clauses, and Sentences 6. Repairing Sentence Level Pronouns 7. Punctuation, Mechanics, and Words 8. Helping Multilingual and ESL Students III. Constructing the Edifice: Helping Students with Essays and Research Papers 9. The Writing Process and Defining Audience and Purpose 10. Pre-writing Techniques and Outlining 11. Thesis, Body, Support, Introduction, and Conclusion 12. Rhetorical Modes 13. Helping Students with Research Papers 14. Putting It All Together

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